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Nation Wide Analysis
Victims of Crime Act
1999 Victims of Crime Act of 1984 Performance Report
State Compensation Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs

Date: 10/30/2001
States Responding: 52

1. NUMBER OF NEW CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING REPORTING PERIOD  
169,870
2. NUMBER OF CLAIMS APPROVED AS ELIGIBLE  
111,506
  a. Number of State Residents
108,891
 
  b. Number of Non-Residents
4,010
 
  c. Number approved for victims 17 and under
36,306
 
  d. Number approved for victims 18–64
69,622
 
  e. Number approved for victims 65 and older
4,584
 
3. NUMBER OF CLAIMS DENIED AS INELIGIBLE OR CLOSED  
39,769
4. WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER OF WEEKS TO PROCESS CLAIM AND MAIL PAYMENT
 
20.31
5. NUMBER OF FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION CLAIMS RECEIVED DURING THE REPORT PERIOD. IF SUCH CLAIMS ARE HANDLED THROUGH SEPARATE CLAIMS PROCEDURE. (See Instructions)  
17,562
PAYMENT STATISTICS BY CRIME CATEGORY:
TYPE OF CRIME

a.
NUMBER OF CLAIMS PAID DURING REPORTING PERIOD (Includes Column b)

b.
NUMBER OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATED CLAIMS PAID DURING REPORTING PERIOD

c.
TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY CATEGORY
(Include all supplemental payments)

1. ASSAULT
51,489
13,817
$ 156,588,199
2. HOMICIDE
13,260
1,043
$ 49,419,906
3. SEXUAL ASSAULT
7,295
707
$ 10,621,811
4. CHILD ABUSE (Including Sexual &
Physical Abuse)
28,684
 
$ 35,178,964
5. DWI/DUI
2,358
 
$ 11,036,289
6. OTHER VEHICULAR CRIMES
2,310
 
$ 9,727,585
7. STALKING
261
152
$ 295,468
8. ROBBERY
3,665
18
$ 10,825,541
9. TERRORISM
423
 
$ 412,945
10. KIDNAPING
369
318
$ 947,007
11. ARSON
77
9
$ 245,166
12. OTHER
10,243
452
$ 11,517,210
13. TOTAL
120,434
16,516
$ 296,816,091
1. MEDICAL/DENTAL (Except Mental Health) $ 143,307,035
2. MENTAL HEALTH (Include Mental Health Related Medications) $ 49,790,228
3. ECONOMIC SUPPORT (Lost Wages, Loss of Support) $ 56,960,019
4. FUNERAL/BURIAL (Include all Funeral Related Expenses) $ 30,953,680
5. CRIME SCENE CLEAN-UP $ 43,033
6. FORENSIC SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMS $ 4,621,609
7. OTHER (Please specify types of expenses and amounts paid) $ 22,153,059
8. TOTAL $ 307,828,663
SECTION 3A NUMBER OF STATES COUNTING SEPARATE CLAIMS FOR SECONDARY VICTIMS 26
  NUMBER OF STATES COUNTING ONE CLAIM FOR ALL VICTIMS 26
  NUMBER OF STATES WHOSE POLICY IS THAT POLICE REPORTS ARE INCLUDED WITH APPLICATION 11
  NUMBER OF STATES WHOSE POLICY IS THAT POLICE REPORTS ARE SOUGHT BY THEIR AGENCY 41